Tue, 22 May 2018 11:20:19
Vendors outside Bangkok malls given deadline to clear out
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Monday gave about 100 street vendors another 14 days to continue selling their wares in front of Central Lat Phrao and The One malls, after which they must remove their stalls so pedestrians can use the footpaths unimpeded.
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:39:06
G-Shock releases anniversary watches
To celebrate 35 years of the Casio G-Shock, the Central Marketing Group Co Ltd, the distributor of the watches, is offering a special tribute to the square-faced timepiece with the first ever full metal construction, available at Casio stores, Watch Station and major department stores.
Thu, 17 May 2018 15:11:06
‘Furious aunties’ to sue BMA if they appeal court’s compensation verdict
The lawyer of the Saengyoktrakarn Family has threatened a criminal lawsuit against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), if it appealed Wednesday’s verdict of the Central Administrative Court over illegal markets around the family’s house.
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:29:38
Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background
A key US Senate panel on Wednesday greenlighted the nomination of veteran covert operative Gina Haspel to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite her involvement in the torture of Al-Qaeda detainees in the early 2000s.
Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00:00
Fiscal policy ‘key to growth if rate rises’
THE CENTRAL BANK hinted at the Bank Indonesia (BI) Board of Governors meeting yesterday at increasing its benchmark seven-day reverse repo rate in trying to maintain the rupiah exchange rate at its reasonable value.
Thu, 17 May 2018 02:00:00
University admission system gets tech upgrade after last week’s crash
THE THAI University Central Admission System (TCAS) has been given a major technical upgrade after it went down during peak hours last week.
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:33:19
BMA saddled with Bt1.47m bill as ‘furious aunts’ win case
A FAMILY could receive more than Bt1.47 million compensation for inconvenience because of the authorities’ failure to prevent “illegal markets” from operating around their house if the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) loses its appeal against a lower court verdict.
Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00:00
Dazzled by Diamonds
Beauty Gems underlines the creativity and craftsmanship of jewellery made in Thailand with an exhibition at Central Chidlom
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:05:00
A-rappin’ and a’rockin’
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park brings his first tour as a solo artist to Bangkok with a gig at Muangthai GMM Live House, 8th floor of CentralWorld on August 9.
Mon, 14 May 2018 17:00:01
BHMA Hotels inks management deal for new X2 Resorts & Residences in Vietnam
BHMA Hotels on Monday announced the signing of an agreement with Vietnamese developer Ixora Real Estate to manage the hotel operations at the new X2 Resorts & Residences, located at the UNESCO World Heritage destination of Hoi An, near Danang in central Vietnam.
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00:00
Conch every which way
Dynasty Chinese Restaurant at the Centara Grand, Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, goes wild for conch this month, with a Conch Shellfish Feast created and prepared by Hong Kong Master Chef Kam.
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
Constitution needs fixing to decentralise power, boost democracy, say politicians
REPRESENTATIVES from three political parties yesterday agreed that the 2017 Constitution should be amended to not only decentralise power to people but also to enable “genuine democracy” in Thailand, while a fourth politician said the country is stuck with the new charter for now.
Fri, 11 May 2018 15:18:16
Mount Merapi erupts, residents told to evacuate
Mount Merapi in Central Java experienced on Friday what disaster mitigation officials called a phreatic eruption, a phenomenon caused by the heating and expansion of groundwater.
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00:00
Central Pattan takes chunk of Duist Thani
Central Pattana Plc’s board of director has approved the purchase of a 22.93 per cent share holding, worth Bt2.14 billion, in Dusit Thani Plc, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand yesterday.
Thu, 10 May 2018 12:10:00
Murder, passion and horse racing
TK Park, on the eighth floor of CentralWorld, continues its “Contemporary World Film Series” on May 19, screening “Kincsem – Bet For Revenge” from Hungary, at its film auditorium at 3pm.
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